Category: Theology and Practice


“I love Gnostic Chess. I just hate the pieces.” Keith, this deserves a post of it’s own.

/ November 11, 2004

Gnostic Gambit

My brother’s last move in our game of “Gnostic Chess” was a lengthy and well-reasoned attempt to undercut my original claim that the Evangelical Church (broadly construed) is influenced (implicitly) by Gnostic ideas. Jim attempts to ground the discussion historically...

/ November 7, 2004

Evangelicals and Gnosticism Continued

Once again, I’ll move this out of comments on to the main page. Why? Because I’m wordy. Jim said: “You were surprised that such a bright student could hold a Gnostic belief; but does it really make a practical difference...

/ October 24, 2004

The Body and Christianity: A Reply to A Reader

Jim, As always, good thoughts and questions. “Mr. Chesterton, in all fairness to your students, Paul’s words on the subject (especially 1 Corinthians 15) aren’t perfectly clear.” I realize Paul isn’t perfectly clear. The historical Christian tradition, however, is. Out...

/ October 23, 2004

Gaudeamus Igitur…….

Along with 500 other Biola students, I am a recent college graduate. Having been told that I am part of Christianity’s “best hope” for the future all weekend long, I have been convinced of one thing: the ability to impact...

/ June 1, 2004